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The second annual competition for the medal given by the Comite France-Amerique of Paris will be held in the John Knowles Paine Concert Hall of the Music Building this evening at 8 o'clock. Founded in 1918 by the Comite France-Amerique, this prize is awarded annually to the successful contestant in a public competition in French declamation on some subject, drawn from the history of French civilization. The six contestants will speak in French, and a program of French music will be rendered between speeches and while the judges are deliberating, by M. and Mme. George Mager, of the Boston Symphony Orchestra. M. Maurice deWulf, of the University of Louvain, will preside at the meeting. The three judges of the contest will be W. B. Snow, principal of the Boston English High School. Professor Albert Sauveur, of the Department of Metallurgy, and Professor C. H. C. Wright, of the French Department of the University.

The program of speakers, their subjects, and the musical selections, is as follows: "Le Monument de la Marne."  Hector Laze '21. "La Situation Economize de la France."  William Allen Denker '20. "La France et le Traite de Paix."  Huntington Brown. '22. Solo, "Le Gai Vagabond."  Bruneau Solo, "le Manor de Rosemonde."  Dupart M. George Mager. Seprano Solo. "Paysage."  Hahn Seprano Solo. "Chanson Nervegienne." Mme. George Mager. "L'Education Francaise of I'Avenir."  John Leslie Hotson '21. "Le Probleme de la Reconstruction en France."  George Richmond Fearing, Jr., '28. "La France a Franefort."  Wlater Barton Leach. Jr., '22. Duet from the First Act of "Manon."  Massenet M. and Mme. George Mager.

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